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 Vasiyetnâme
(1,356 words)

VasiyetnâmeRisâle-i Birgivî

'The last will and testament'

Birgivî Mehmed Efendi

Date: Around 1570

Original Language: Ottoman Turkish

Description

Considerably shorter than Al-ṭarīqa l-muḥammadiyya, numbering around 50 pages in printed editions, Birgivî’s Vasiyetnâme (also known as Risâle-i Birgivî) appears to have been intended for a wider audience. This is indicated by both its language – relatively simple Ottoman Turkish – a…

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Allen, Jonathan, “ Vasiyetnâme”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28002>
First published online: 2015



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